Re: Patriarchy, evolution, etc.

thomas w kavanagh (tkavanag@INDIANA.EDU)
Sat, 16 Mar 1996 16:34:14 -0500

(obsolete): same, like;
from a misunderstanding of the phrase "of that ilk", in Scotland, meaning
(1) of the same name, as "Macdonald of that ilk," meaning Macdonald of
Macdonald, hence (2) of the same class or kind.


On Sat, 16 Mar 1996, Doug Weller wrote:

> In message <m0txxUt-0004KjC@pdj2-ra.F-REMOTE.CWRU.Edu> "Peter D. Junger" recently said:
> Ruby, I presume, said:
> > : But he and his ilk are not really important.
> >
> > This is certainly true, except for the fact that I don't have an ilk.
> > I am just your obedient servant, Peter Junger, not the Junger of that
> > ilk.
> I've always wanted an ilk -- among other things at least my dogs
> would have a place to play. (I'd like to have a stream running
> through it also).
> --
> Doug Weller